Tone Muscles

How To : Tone back muscles and get ripped

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tone and build the back muscles. Expanding the size of the back will help increase the size of the chest. The exercise shown in this video is the lat pull-down. The first part of the movement is to drop the shoulder down and the sec ...more

How To : Do a one arm dumbbell row to tone the lat muscles

This may surprise you, but rowers weren't born with a perfect six pack of abs and Incredible Hulk-like shoulders. They happen to be in a sport that revolves around how fast they can move their arms from the front to the back with great water resistance. For this reason, profe ...more

How To : Tone your gluteus muscles with a butt exercise

This workout video gives an exercise for you butt or gluteus muscles to tone and strengthen them. Most weight-bearing leg exercises will work out your gluteus muscles to a degree. The same is true with various gym classes, running, rollerblading and ice skating. You can decide ...more

How To : Complete an arm-toning chest exercise routine

This "chest workout home edition " was designed to provide an easy and fun professional workout for everyone. These exercises are designed to tone main pectoral muscles (upper, major and minor pectoral muscles) and you can workout wherever you want: at home, in the park, on th ...more

How To : Lose weight in your face with a face workout

Feel like your face is starting to droop and sag a little bit? Get your tone and youthful appearance back without botox or quick fixes by exercising your face muscles naturally! In this video, 48-year-old instructor Elaine Bartlett demonstrates how you can tone your chin and j ...more

How To : Do four times abs to tone the lower abdominals

Four time abs is an excellent exercise for working the lower abdominals and abs workout. Try this out to tone your lower abs, which typical crunches can't get to. Abs Training Notes: we must clarify one thing regarding the training of this muscle; the "rectus abdominus" (stra ...more

How To : Tone abs with a mini-band standing exercise

This how-to shows a great muscle combo workout: legs and abs. Men's Health, the preeminent source for fitness videos, breaks it down for you. Loop resistance tubing around your ankles and pull it up your legs until the loop is just above your knees. Place your feet more than ...more

How To : Increase muscle strength with the pyramid method

Cardio intervals, circuit training, plate exercises...when it comes to fitness, it seems like there's always a fancy name for what are essentially really easy yet effective strength building, fat burning, and toning exercises. The pyramid method, presented in this video, simp ...more

How To : Do the ab twist to tone the obliques

The truth is, it's not about how many repititions of an exercise you do; it's about how well you hold the form and what kind of exercise you do. Heck, you could probably do 1,000 sit ups a day and still have some extra flab on your belly. That's because sit ups only tone the u ...more

How To : Tone abs with a wood-chopper exercise

The "wood-chopper" isn't just for lumberjacks. You can get the full woodsman workout yourself, without the axe! Men's Health shows you how to do the wood-chopper exercise, and when you power through this move, your upper and lower body, along with your core muscles, are workin ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing barbell curl exercise

To maximize your arm muscles, the "standing barbell curl" is the perfect exercise. To better maximize your muscles, keep tension on the arms throughout the move. This triceps muscle exercise from Men's Health is great for any man looking to get in shape. Stand holding a bar-b ...more

How To : Tone arms with a pull-up exercise

Pull-ups are everyone's worst nightmare. Believe it or not, most people can not do a pull-up, but they should, because they work out tons of muscles. The "pull-up" and the "chin-up" both work the back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Learn this exercise the right way with Men's ...more

How To : Tone arms with an incline row to external rotation

Maintain your shoulder joint rotation. Men's Health recommends this workout for maximum upper body flexibility. Lie face down on a bench that's set at a 45º incline and hold a light dumb-bell in each hand with an overhand grip. Your arms should hang face down with your palms ...more

How To : Tone your back with a seated row to chin exercise

This improvisation on the classic row is a great way to improve your upper back muscles. Men's Health suggests holding the bar higher for optimal toning. Attach a lat pull down bar to the cable of a cable row station. Sit on the floor and bend forward at the waist to grab the ...more

How To : Tone your chest with a cable lying-fly exercise

This great end of workout exercise from Men's Health is relatively simple. A muscle isolation exercise keeps your muscles stretched and flexible for the next time. Place a bench between the stacks of a cable crossover station and attach stirrup handles to the low-pulley cable ...more

How To : Tone abs with a torso rotation exercise

Get the perfect abs workout with Men's Health. By keeping tension in the band during this "torso rotation" exercise, and by rotating your body, you will target your core muscles. Grab with both hands the handle of a shoulder high pulley cable or resistance band. With your lef ...more

How To : Tone legs with a barbell squat exercise

Find out how to tone your legs with help from Men's Health. In this video, learn the "barbell squat" exercise, which will work your lower body and core muscles. It's a great leg workout. Place a bar-bell at chest height in a squat rack. Grab the bar with an overhand grip slig ...more

How To : Tone legs with a hang-clean to squat to push-press

Check out this leg workout exercise, called the "hang-clean to front-squat to push-press". This exercise from Men's Health is a combination of three great compound exercises, so you can imagine, most muscles in your body will be working on this one -- an all-over body workout. ...more

How To : Tone legs with a clean pull exercise

You can't see all of your leg muscles, but that doesn't mean you can neglect them. Men's Health provides this workout video about the "clean pull" exercise. This move will work all of those muscles you can't see! Great legs workout. Load a bar-bell and roll it to your shins. ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Turkish get-up exercise

This exercise from Men's Health will tax your whole body. The abs workout exercise called the "Turkish get-up" will especially tax the core muscles and shoulder muscles as you progress your way to heavier dumbbells. Lie on your back with your legs straight. Hold a dumb-bell i ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball chop exercise

Men's Health is the perfect place to get workout advice for toning your abs. The "medicine ball chop" exercise will work all of your muscles as you rotate and move through the full range of movement, giving a great abs workout. Stand holding a medicine ball with your arms str ...more

How To : Complete reverse barbel curls to tone the biceps

Reverse barbell curls are exactly what they sound like: Doing normal barbell curls in the reverse, with your fingers gripped over the bar rather than under. Doing these curls will really build the heat in your biceps, increasing muscular density. Reverse Barbell Curls is a va ...more

How To : Do stability ball exercises with Martha Stewart

It's been proven that your body adjusts to any new workout you start doing within a week. Though that means less muscle aches and pain for you, it also means less results. Continue toning your body and losing fat by doing your normal exercise routine with a stability ball. I ...more

How To : Get rid of man boobs the right way

Get rid of man boobs by lowering body fat percentage and avoiding the flat bend press exercise. Eliminate man boobs with tips from a fitness specialist in this free video on toning and building muscle from Diet.com. Sarah Dussault and Stephen Cabral show you how to get rid of ...more

How To : Have a six pack with this 8 minute workout

Looking for a quick workout to get that six pack you've always wanted? Just like the classic 8 Minute Abs workout, this simulated workout will show you the exercises to motivate you to get a ripped midsection in no time at all! 8 Min Abs Workout, how to have six pack: this wo ...more

How To : Jump burpees to tone your quads and legs

Take it from people who have done jump burpees before: These exercises, though they look easy, are some of the hardest you will ever do in a cardio routine since they are extremely aerobic. "Jump Burpees" is an advanced version of the classic burpee. In this version of the ex ...more

How To : Eat healthy pre-workout and post-workout meals

What you eat before and after you work up a sweat is actually just as important as the workout itself. The main thing to keep in mind is that you can't eat so much that you still have a bunch of stuff bumping around in your stomach when you're jumping or running. So what kind ...more

How To : Do seated dumbbell curls to tone arms and biceps

In order to get those Incredible Hulk shoulders and pectorals, you have to do lots of seated presses with heavy dumbbells. It's not exactly fun, we know, but soon enough you'll have big guns hefty enough to wrestle the best of them. To learn how to do seated dumbbell presses ...more

How To : Tone your legs with leg slimming exercises

No pain, no gain honeys! Though there exist a few genetically gifted women in this world (we're looking at you, Megan Fox), the rest of us have to commit to eating right and exercising in order to maintain fabulous bodies. It isn't fun, but sticking to a strict diet and workou ...more

How To : Perform triceps kickbacks to tone triceps

Despite what the name may imply, triceps kickbacks don't involve kicking of any sort. Rather, this tricep-sculpting exercise move involves getting down to a near squat position and bringing a dumbbell forward and back, keeping the shoulders stead and down. This move targets a ...more

How To : Do a beginner 20 minute workout with Joel Harper

Lose weight and tone up by following this 20 minute beginner workout daily. Joel Harper and his assistant Michelle demonstrate how to loosen up your body by doing various stretches. The more you warm your body up the better of a workout you will have. You can hold the poses sh ...more

How To : Tone abs with a pulse up exercise

If you want killer abs, then you have to work on them. Men's Health gives you the expertise advice on improving your abs. Try this "pulse up" exercise that helps beginners strengthen their core muscles. Lie with your hands under your tailbone and extend your legs straight up ...more

How To : Tone arms with a negative chin-up exercise

Negative chin-up… what's that? It's when you focus more on coming down than going up. And Men's Health shows you just how to do the "negative chin-up" exercise. Chin-ups will work your back, biceps, and forearms muscles. Set a bench under a chin-up bar then stand on the bench ...more

How To : Tone arms with a cable preacher curl exercise

The "cable preacher curl" will work the biceps in your arms and minimize stress on your wrists. Men's Health gives you all the details on this arms workout, great for bicep muscles. Place a preacher curl bench in front of a low pulley cable station. Attach a rope to the cable ...more

How To : Tone arms with a side-to-side pull-up exercise

If you thought pull-ups and chin-ups were hard, guess again… this "side-to-side pull-up" takes the lead. Although tough, this exercise is great in keeping your arms toned. This pull-up exercise from Men's Health is ideal for the more advanced trainer, who has outgrown the stan ...more

How To : Tone arms with an inverted row exercise

The "inverted row" is a great move for the beginner who cannot yet perform a proper chin-up or pull-up. Men's Health shows you the ins and outs of this arm exercise. Sit under a Smith machine or squat rack with your legs straight and the bar set a few inches higher than arms ...more

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